- Spain reports 1st case of Zika-linked microcephaly Updated: May-06-16 4:27 am
MADRID - Health authorities say they've identified the first case in Spain of the birth defect microcephaly in the fetus of a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus.
- Panama reports 4 cases of Zika-related microcephaly Updated: May-05-16 4:12 pm
PANAMA CITY - Health authorities in Panama said Thursday that they have identified four cases of the birth defect microcephaly linked to the Zika virus.
- Zika researchers hold conference in Atlanta amid outbreak Updated: May-02-16 5:07 pm
ATLANTA - While Zika may be on the minds of researchers right now, little is known about what viruses could be on the horizon, making it a challenge to identify epidemics before they spread around the globe, a top researcher said Monday.
- Zika-bearing mosquitoes could travel to Iowa this summer Updated: Apr-29-16 4:13 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Research from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that southern mosquitoes could travel to Iowa this summer, but state experts don't expect them to be a major carrier of the Zika virus.
- US officials: The more we learn about Zika, scarier it is Updated: Apr-11-16 4:43 pm
WASHINGTON - The more researchers learn about the Zika virus, the scarier it appears, federal health officials said Monday as they urged more money for mosquito control and to develop vaccines and treatments.
- Researchers: Newer type of ransomware is harbinger of danger Updated: Apr-11-16 9:02 am
WASHINGTON - An unusual strain of virus-like hacker software that exploits computer server vulnerabilities - without requiring human interaction - is a leading example of a new generation of "ransomware," according to a new report by Cisco Systems Inc.
- White House: $589M to go to fight Zika virus Updated: Apr-06-16 4:10 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal money left over from the largely successful fight against Ebola will now go to combating the growing threat of the Zika virus, the Obama administration announced Wednesday.